Just because a person with a developmental disability is stuck at home right now, doesn’t mean they have to be lonely or bored. A ‘Virtual Circle’ can be the solution:
FREE 30-minute COVID-19 family support calls every Thursday @ 7 PM ET. with Eric Goll, Funder of Empowering Ability:
In light of the outbreaks of COVID-19, we all play a role in preventing the virus from spreading. Please find below information and resources on this topic:
- How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism: https://tinyurl.com/r26ys9l
- Coronavirus Social Story – The Autism Educator: https://tinyurl.com/wy5zcwq
- Financial benefits for caregiver during this time: https://tinyurl.com/srprdy5
- New Family Supports for COVID-19: https://www.empoweringability.org/covid19/
- Short films are an enjoyable distraction during these stressful times:
(Enjoy this free full-screen playlist of 10 popular short films, featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities)
Be well. Stay safe.
Please see the below link for Free Income Tax clinics in the Ottawa area
We invite you to join us on Wednesday April 1 from 10 to 11:30 am at Bethany Hope, 820 Woodroffe Avenue to discuss supports and services for adults (18+) on the autism spectrum.
In collaboration with Red Oaks Retirement Residence- Sienna Senior Living. Recreational Respite is very excited to present our Senior Day Program!!
Join our inclusive program that nurtures a sense of self worth and purpose, as we age together. We strive to reduce barriers to participation by providing meaningful engagement, new friendships and connections in our communities!
The activities include; swimming, horticulture, cooking, dance and movement, arts and culture, literacy and computer learning activities.
Location: Red Oak Retirement Residence (3501 Campeau Drive Kanata, ON K2K0C1)
Date: Wednesday’s March 25, April 1, 8, 15, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $240.00+HST (for all 4 sessions, includes lunch)
*Free to Red Oak residents
See the attached flyer for additional details, please connect with us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-855-7070 to register !
Puzzle Project is for children 9-12 years of age with siblings with exceptionalities or disabilities.
This is the link to register for the Sibling Group, Puzzle: https://tipessiblinggroup.eventbrite.ca
This is a partnership with the Military Family Resource Centre of Trenton and the program is open to civilian and military families.